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Northern Cemeteries and Graves

A Guide to Skagway, Alaska


THIS PAGE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION (October 15, 2017)

The Skagway Cemetery, Alaska

by Murray Lundberg


The Skagway Cemetery, Alaska
The first burial at the cemetery was that of 3-year-old Judeen Kay Simonsen, on August 14th, 1971.

The following monuments and graves have been photographed and posted here so far:






Ackerman

Jessica Marie
Andrea Reneé
September 7, 1982
My Guardian Angels
If tears made steps to Heaven
I would climb them to bring you home again.
I Love You, Mom

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Jennifer Lee Rafael Sinka Andrews

March 22, 1984 to March 14, 2004

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





In memory of

Donald E. Barry

Sgt US Army
Vietnam
Nov 14 1944     July 24 2000





Dorothy M. Barry

July 30, 1910
March 15, 1989

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





George A. Barry

July 14, 1916
April 30, 1976

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





William F. Beitinger

Mar. 12, 1897 - June 5, 1971
Dad

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Paul Edward Benner

Dec 8 1968 - Sept 30 2012
A loving son, brother, uncle, friend and dog-lover

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Cheryl Griffin Benz

1958 - 2007
With a giving spirit, she rejoiced in life

A broad view of the memorial wall can be seen here.





Bonita Gail Boynton

Dec. 24, 1944
Apr. 13, 2002
Beloved sister and mom

Her headstone was added to the foot of the grave of her 3-year-old daughter, Judeen Kay Simonson. A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





In Loving Memory

Charles Lester Burnham, Sr.

Devoted Husband & Father
Dec 26 1928 - Oct 12 2010
Forever in our Hearts

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend

Margaret Burnham

March 7, 1956 - June 12, 2008
Always loving - always loved
What we keep in memory is ours unchanged forever

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Dean L. Cannon

Nov. 3, 1934 - April 13, 1988

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





In loving memory

Terrence R. Cochran

December 10, 1965
January 14, 1993

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Violet "Connie" Conard

Teacher
Apr 27 1924     Mar 25 2008

Violet "Connie" Conard

Beloved sister, aunt & friend
1924 - 2008





"Our beloved son"

Bertram Charles Dennis

1956     1973

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Your Memory Is Dear To Us

Alta Marie Dick

Jan. 24, 1928 - Mar. 2, 1997
We Love You, Mother

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Myrtle M. Edwards

August 20, 1917     October 30, 2000
Beloved wife, mother & friend

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Barbara June Elliott

March 27, 1928 - June 14, 2005

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Barbara A. Fairbanks

3-18-35     12-19-05
Beloved Wife, Mother and Grandmother

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





John M. Frey

June 29, 1941 - May 20, 2005
I Love You Jay
Your Loving Wife Yung Ai

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Timothy J. Gladden

December 9, 1957
January 3, 2017

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Beloved son and brother

Jerry L. Hanousek

Aug. 28, 1950     May 31, 1976

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Frederic Henry Haskin Jr.

Yannasgúk
Jan. 5, 1929 - Sept. 14, 1999
Gone But Not Forgotten

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Ada Mary (Johns) Haskin

Kaa.itdesadu.axch
Tashooch 'Tlaa
July 27, 1924 - June 6, 2013

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Donald Oakley "Don" Hather

March 5, 1941 - April 7, 2011
At one with nature
The cast, the anticipation





Elizabeth L. (Newhall) Herpst

April 15, 1927
January 1, 2005
Our Wife, Mommy, Sister & "Gram"

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Our Husband, Daddy and "Pop"

Joseph E. Herpst

February 25, 1927
June 7, 1992

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Stan Herpst

May 19, 1953 - April 5, 1990
Those of us who love you will miss you forever

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Edward A. Hosford

1924     1993

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Edward A. Hosford Jr.

1950     1978

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





In loving memory

Francis "Jigger" Hosford

1920 - 2003

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Heather Irene Hosford

Nov 26 1976 - July 28 2010
Loving Mother, Daughter, Sister, Friend, Cousin, Forever in our Hearts

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Susan Karen Hosford

Aug 31, 1951 - Dec 18, 2008
Rest, Sweet Suzy, Rest
"An Angel on Earth, called home to be an angel overlooking her beloved family from above"

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Ellis L. Hubbard

US Army
Nov 20 1913     Mar 7 1999

Ellis L. Hubbard

Beloved Son, Brother, Uncle & Friend
1913 - 1999

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





In Loving Memory

Wayne L. Jolley

Aug 10 1933 - May 26 2015
Husband, Father, Grandfather

A broad view of the memorial wall can be seen here.





Dad

Albert E. Knapp

1890 - 1973





In Loving Memory

Charles Paul Knapp

Brother, Uncle & Friend
July 2 1928 - June 6 2014
In God's Care

A broad view of the memorial wall can be seen here.





James L. Knapp

Apr 20, 1947     Sept 25, 1975






Mother

Mary Phoebe Knapp

1905 - 1988

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Melvin Marion Knapp

GT US Air Force
Korea
1927     1975





Robert Earl Knapp

Cpl US Marine Corps
World War II
Jan 31 1926     May 25 1981





In loving memory
of our baby girl

Erin McKenzie Knorr

Sept. 25 - Oct. 24, 1981

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Marie Inez Knorr

Nov. 9, 1925
Feb. 5, 2006
Whoever lives and believes in me shall never die

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Marvin Alvin Knorr

Aug. 4, 1913
July 17, 2003
Whoever lives and believes in me shall never die

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Together Forever

Edward Abraham Kran

June 21, 1933 - Jan. 15, 1993

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Mark H. Lee
Dec. 25, 1913     Sept. 10, 1998
White Pass Lodge #1

Edith E. Lee
Nov. 28, 1911     July 25, 1997
Naomi Chapter #9

Together Forever
Beloved Parents, Grand Parents and Great Grand Parents

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Jack Corrigan Lee

Cpl US Army
World War II
1911     1975





Our loving husband & father

Francis Steven Lewis

May 1, 1944     Aug. 11, 1981

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





In loving memory of
"Gus"

Guthrie B. Lingle, Jr.

Born June 18, 1925
Died April 3, 1993
Beloved husband, dad and grandpa

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





In memory of

Dennis James Lundy

US Army
Apr 15 1943
Apr 7 1995
Missing you always
Loving you forever





Mom to many, mother to none
A life of teaching, adventure and fun
No challenege too big, nor task too small
Here rests Nancy, who answered God's call

Nancy McClelland (Schave)

September 5, 1944 - November 13, 2009

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Beloved son and father

Andrew Charles Mahle

Feb. 27, 1936 - Feb. 12, 1985
We will love and miss him forever

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Fredrick Otto Mahle

Oct 7, 1931
Feb. 17, 1989

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Harlan L Mahle

US Army
1930     1977

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Terry C. Mason

SSG US Army
Vietnam
Dec 25 1943     Mar 12 2006
Thinking of you always

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Loving son and brother

Troy A. Mason

"Gentle of heart"
1965 - 1982
We loved him very much

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





James Bud Matthews

U.S. Navy
Armed Guard
WWII
Apr 9 1922 - Jan 14 2015

A broad view of the memorial wall can be seen here.





Ken Mayo Jr.

Beloved father & friend

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





"Our beloved daughter"

Judeen Kay Simonson

Apr. 24, 1967 - Aug. 10, 1970

From the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner of September 10, 1970:
"Funeral services were held at the First Presbyterian Church in Skagway, on August 14th, for Judeen Kay Simonsen [note surname spelling is different than on headstone], three-year-old daughter of Aaron and Bonnye Simonsen. Little Judeen passed away in a Seattle hospital on August 10, following heart surgery. Services were conducted by Rev. Kanneth Green, Mrs. Barbara Moore sang "Lullaby," accompanied by Mrs. Edna Kulting at the organ. Burial was in the new cemetery which is below the road on Skyline Drive approximately above the Tank Farm. This was the first use of the new cemetery."

Upon the death of Judeen's mother, Bonita Gail Boynton, in 2002, her mother's headstone was added to the foot of Judeen's grave. A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





A general view of the cemetery, with the memorial walls in the background.

Two of the three memorial walls in the cemetery.